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Review: could Cogentin cause Anxiety?

Summary: Anxiety could be caused by Cogentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zyprexa, and have Hypertension.

We study 4,649 people who have side effects while taking Cogentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 301 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 4,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Cogentin. Among them, 301 people (6.47%) have Anxiety. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,283,351 people who have Anxiety on eHealthMe.

Trend of Anxiety in Cogentin reports

Time on Cogentin when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety60.87%0.00%0.00%26.09%0.00%8.70%4.35%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Cogentin * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety69.04%30.96%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Cogentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.00%0.00%0.34%5.80%19.80%12.29%44.37%17.41%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Cogentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (181 people, 60.13%)
  2. Blood cholesterol (178 people, 59.14%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (176 people, 58.47%)
  4. Mental disorder (153 people, 50.83%)
  5. Pain (135 people, 44.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (263 people, 87.38%)
  2. Haldol (258 people, 85.71%)
  3. Toprol-xl (214 people, 71.10%)
  4. Prilosec (200 people, 66.45%)
  5. Klonopin (197 people, 65.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I feel like I am on an upper but only took two benztropine (a little early but I'm having spasms....so two in one day) and I had my inhaler. I felt like my heart was going to jump out of my chest after I did the inhaler and it was harder to breathe. Does this combo of drugs not work well together or what?

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